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4 People Strategies That Together Can Double Company Growth

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5 mentions20 hours ago 20 hours ago
Technologies and processes continue to evolve, but how companies manage and develop employees hasn’t improved over the past decade. As a result, companies miss out on unprecedented opportunities for growth. Gallup has discovered four (4) human capital strategies that combine in a powerful way to add up to ...

The Role of Workplace Optimism in Building Trust

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5 mentions14 hours ago 14 hours ago
Without trust extraordinary results aren’t possible. Without trust and extraordinary results workplace optimism is absent. Without workplace optimism talented people stay away from or leave companies. What’s left? Mediocre results, missed goals and unhappy people. Workplace optimism is not a viewpoint or belief system. It’s a cultural vibe ...

New Metrics'14: How Companies Can Spur Environmental Action

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4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
According to the 2014 Greendex Study, 61 percent of consumers say they are ‘very concerned’ about environmental problems. Unfortunately, this concern isn’t translating into concrete actions and behaviors, according to the study that spans six years, 18 countries and 18,000 respondents. One of the million dollar questions raised ...

It Pays to Hire People From Really Crappy Companies

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7 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
As some of you may have realized from recent posts (like Wanted: People Who Aren’t Stupid), I’ve been interviewing candidates recently for the position of Technical Recruiter working for my company, HRU. I love interviewing because each time I interview I think I’ve discovered a better way to ...

The Internet of Things for the Masses: Increasing Engagement in a Digitized World

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4 mentions17 hours ago 17 hours ago
The Internet of Things (IoT) can be defined as the digitizing of reality, the connectedness of the real world, the online extension of … everything. Simply put, IoT is the concept of smart devices interacting with one another through an online connection. IoT technology is not necessarily new ...

The Problem Might Not Be the Hiring Manager. It Might Be You.

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7 mentions15 hours ago 15 hours ago
Your talent acquisition team has been tasked with finding someone to fill a tough, high-profile, technical hiring need in engineering or science or information technology. The position is open for a while and your company’s senior leadership is getting nervous because the skill set is urgently needed on ...

6 Reasons To Use Focus Groups in eLearning

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
In this article, I'll delve into the most notable benefits of using focus groups when developing and designing eLearning courses. If you've been on the fence as to whether focus groups are worth to be incorporated into your eLearning development strategy, these convincing arguments may just be the ...

My 3 main focuses for rewards and feedback

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4 mentions16 hours ago 16 hours ago
One of the key things that I consider when looking at anything in gamification is how feedback is going to be handled. For me, feedback is anything that gives a user some understanding of progress and achievement. This can be something as simple as a message that says ...

Why Is It Necessary To Move Your Corporate Training Online?

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Are you still administering trainings on stand-alone Power Points? Are you seriously developing another CD of training with your preferred e-learning consultant? The question isn’t “why is it necessary to move your corporate training online”, rather, “why haven’t you done it yet?” Let’s begin the interrogation in a ...

What's a materiality assessment — and should you be doing one?

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3 mentions19 hours ago 19 hours ago
In the broadest sense, material issues are those that have a great impact on a company's ability to do business. In essence, it's simply risk assessment: A firm looks at all the issues that can affect it and identifies those that matter most and require attention. For instance,

Build on Strengths, Avoid Weaknesses

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6 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
At your next set of performance reviews, what are you going to talk about with your employees? You may discuss what goals were met, next year’s objectives, or where their performance needs improvement. But new research suggests that more than fixing flaws, managers should be concerned with building ...

Why And How To Hire A Game Designer

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11 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog What Games Are. You can follow him on Twitter here. Over the years I’ve worked for lots of studios. Some were hardcore game houses, some indies. Some worked in niche ...

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is..well…

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8 mentions20 hours ago 20 hours ago
As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans.While it would be so much simpler if everyone used the ...

7 Apps to Make You More Environmentally Friendly

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13 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Here's the argument: If you're not paying attention to climate-change science and what it's trying to tell us about global warming, you've got your head planted squarely in the sand. Paying attention, however, doesn't mean you're automatically aware of how to personally help make a brighter future. Enacting ...

What’s Next in Leadership? ‘Enriching” Employees to Unleash Their Potential

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6 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
The complexity and pace of business today makes it virtually impossible to keep up, let alone find the time to nurture and encourage your team to its full potential. One of the most beneficial lessons I’ve learned over the years is that people are messy. Not necessarily in ...

Interesting Visual Featuring 6 Instructional Strategies That Sticks

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3 mentions23 hours ago 23 hours ago
I love these witty quips that ASCD intermittently share with the education community in the form of visually appealing infographics. The recent visual they shared in this regard relates to the topic of issue number two of Education Leadership magazine. Instruction That Sticks is a beautiful visual that ...

A ship without sails: Why single source is integral to blended learning

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2 mentions17 hours ago 17 hours ago
What's your reaction when you hear about climate change? Is it a predictor of worldwide Armageddon? Have you begun saving up for a boat in advance of rising sea levels? But, global ecology isn't the focus here. The rapidly evolving and shifting environment and organizational patterns in learning ...

The Best of Breed Learning Tools 2014

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
As readers of this blog will know, I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 list on Monday 22 September – a list that I compiled from the votes of over 1,000 learning professionals worldwide. But I am constantly being asked questions like “What is the best ...

We Need Better Managers, Not More Technocrats

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2 mentions19 hours ago 19 hours ago
In this article, I'll delve into the most notable benefits of using focus groups when developing and designing eLearning courses. If you've been on the fence as to whether focus groups are worth to be incorporated into your eLearning development strategy, these convincing arguments may just be the ...

Predictive Analytics: Anticipating Your Next Move by Steve Foreman

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Whenever you use Google, Yahoo, or Bing, you have probably become used to seeing a short list of topic suggestions before you even finish typing your search string. Online retailers like Amazon.com, often suggest products to you as you shop (as in, “People who bought this also bought…”).

It’s Leadership’s Corporate Responsibility to Listen to Employees

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10 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
In 1986, Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds after launch because of a failed O Ring that employees of NASA had earlier highlighted as a risk. Investigation into the tragedy revealed that NASA’s employees tried to sound the alarm before launch. The story of Challenger has been ...

Key Tips for Working with Short Attention Spans

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4 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
See also: corporate elearning best practices, corporate elearning solutions, corporate learning & development, elearning design tips, eLearning Development YouTube videos are usually about 3-4 minutes. An average phone call is less than 2 minutes, according to Statista . It makes sense—people have short attention spans. Research firm Basex ...

How Identifying Symbols Can Enhance Team Culture

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3 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Posted by Jurgen Appelo on Sep 25, 2014 in Business, company culture, Culture, Engagement, Featured | 0 comments It is said that a group of people is only really a team when they experience a shared identity. But it is hard to simply create an identity; usually this ...

Go From Transactional Recruiter to Talent Advisor

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4 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
What’s the difference between a transactional recruiter and a talent advisor? Where the transactional recruiter tends to focus on filling job openings quickly (understanding that time-to-fill is money), a talent advisor takes a more thoughtful approach to the process. Talent advisors take into account employee supply and demand ...

MIT Study: How Do Online Courses Compare to Traditional Learning?

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6 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Are you still administering trainings on stand-alone Power Points? Are you seriously developing another CD of training with your preferred e-learning consultant? The question isn’t “why is it necessary to move your corporate training online”, rather, “why haven’t you done it yet?” Let’s begin the interrogation in a ...

ELC 019: Shifting To Learning Environments

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Are you still administering trainings on stand-alone Power Points? Are you seriously developing another CD of training with your preferred e-learning consultant? The question isn’t “why is it necessary to move your corporate training online”, rather, “why haven’t you done it yet?” Let’s begin the interrogation in a ...

6 Steps To Get Started With Gamification

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11 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Getting started with gamification is easier than you think. A playful attitude and curiosity prepare you for understanding the power of gamification. If you are interesting in getting started with gamification check the following 6 steps! Gamification has seen a lot of buzz in the past year. But ...

How to Practice the MOST Human Thing

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Wouldn’t it be nice if everyone thanked you at the end of the meeting and told you how glad they were to have been there? A recent study found that for the second year in a row, workers reported meetings as “the biggest distraction and waste of time ...

Gamification: not fun and games, but a serious HR tool

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6 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Time is precious and, as such, people don’t commit to things without the confidence in knowing they are making the right decision. Noone wants a suit that doesn’t fit or a car in a horrible colour – the same applies to a new job. Businesses are still finding ...

Take A Hard Look In The Mirror - Lolly Daskal

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Remember in the story of Sleeping Beauty how the wicked stepmother stood in front of the mirror every morning and night, asking Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is fairest of them all? For the rest of us, taking a hard look in the mirror means standing in ...

61 Tips for Making Learning Memorable with Graphics and Visual Design

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
How can you make your learning deliverables appealing, effective, and truly memorable? While high-quality content and instructional design are the foundation of any effective learning deliverable, good graphics and visual design help attract learners to your content and can make that content both more understandable and more easily ...

In Defense of PBLs and Extrinsic Motivation

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
“It’s all about money, not freedom, ya’ll, okay? Nothing to do with freedom. If you think you’re free, try going somewhere without money, okay?” – Bill Hicks, comedian Much has been written in the area of enterprise gamification about intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, the basic ideas being as ...

How Serious Games Educate World Views (Plus Tips For Developers)

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Last month the International Conference on Serious Games took place in South Africa, an entire conference dedicated to this influential and rapidly growing area of gaming. Among other keynote speakers and various workshops, Dr. Ernest W. Adams discussed how serious games aid in understanding the world. Dr. Adams ...

The True Power of the Gamification Spectrum

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
In my last post, I introduced the gamification spectrum and discussed its basic properties. We learned that the feedback timescale of any tool is context dependent, but the spectrum will only stretch or compress under different context. That means the spectrum maintains its order, and the relative positions ...

5 Good Educational iPad Apps That Have Gone Free Today ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
September 24, 2014 Below is a collection of some iPad apps that have gone free today. As always, the deal is valid just for a limited period of time and only within certain countries like Canada and theStates but I am not sure our colleagues in Europe and ...

Insightful, Thought Provoking Videos about Transmedia Storytelling

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Here are some videos about transmedia storytelling. A few of the videos tend to be more focused on marketing of products using transmedia but could transmedia be used for learning and instruction? There is one video of an experience of students in Florida that does link it to ...

9 Free Camtasia Studio 8 Video Tutorials

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
In this article, you will find 9 Camtasia Studio 8 Free Video Tutorials. Camtasia Studio 8 is among the top eLearning Authoring Tools because it is powerful and easy-to-use, and it allows you to create your own videos even you have no such prior experience! Camtasia Studio 8 ...

9 Time Saving Tips When Building Courses

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
At a recent workshop I was chatting with someone about simple ways to speed up course design. Here are a few of the time saving tips we discussed. Start by thinking through the various screens common to elearning courses and then build the core structure. Don’t worry about ...

Recruiter Demand Rises While HR Demand Drops

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Demand for recruiters is rising as employers emboldened by improving economic signals in the U.S. and globally add new jobs, only to find it ever more difficult to hire the workers they want. Wanted Analytics says the number of online job listings for recruiters rose 4.5 percent in ...

E-learning and Games: The Big Takeaways

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2 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
If the e-learning industry had a Trending Now ticker like Twitter, then gamification would be sitting comfortably just below xAPI. Using the word “trend” does suggest that gamification is a fleeting fancy, but I wouldn’t compare gamification to UGG boots just yet (those are gone now, right?). Gamification ...

Gamification Of Compliance Training

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
As a Learning Strategist, I have been involved in the creation of several compliance training courses in the last 12 years. In all these years, we have built compliance training courses for some of the leading global organizations in Financial services, Insurance, Healthcare and several others in varied ...

In Serious Games, Analytics Are Everything!

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
An important part of serious game development is the use of analytics. Analytics, and more specifically learning analytics, involves the measurement, compilation, and analysis of data for the purpose of optimizing learning outcomes. Analytics are basically “actionable insights,” which means they allow you to take a deeper look ...

Shine Your HR Tech Talent Torch Even Brighter

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9 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
I'm a talent strategist, practitioner, speaker and author who operates as CEO of TalentCulture Consulting Group. I'm also a social media community catalyst who founded TalentCulture World of Work, as well as #TChat forums on Twitter and BlogTalkRadio. I’m passionate about helping leaders recruit and retain stellar talent.

How Gamification Can Help Overcome Remote Employment Issues

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
As a Learning Strategist, I have been involved in the creation of several compliance training courses in the last 12 years. In all these years, we have built compliance training courses for some of the leading global organizations in Financial services, Insurance, Healthcare and several others in varied ...

Personal Ethics and Successful Leadership

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Posted by Raghuram Sarangan on Sep 19, 2014 in Business, Featured, Leadership, Strategy, Transparency | 0 comments Ethics, as a general understanding, is a set of principles to be followed as an individual. Most of the organizations will have ethics as part of their core values, in one ...

The Lesser-Known Benefits Of eLearning For Teachers

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1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The relatively recent boom in technology has opened up incredibly valuable resources for teachers and students. One of the most valuable resources currently available is the ability to give and receive academic instruction. We typically think of this technological advancement as a huge benefit for students, but it ...

Gamification: It's All About Engagement

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Dr. Karl Kapp, a noted author and faculty member at Bloomsburg University’s Institute for Interactive Technologies (IIT) recently visited JPL to talk to our team about gamification. Gamification is using game-based approaches and elements in order to engage an audience. Before his session, he spoke to us about ...

Infographic: Getting started with gamification

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2 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
If the e-learning industry had a Trending Now ticker like Twitter, then gamification would be sitting comfortably just below xAPI. Using the word “trend” does suggest that gamification is a fleeting fancy, but I wouldn’t compare gamification to UGG boots just yet (those are gone now, right?). Gamification ...

The Thought Leadership Funnel

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
In an article by niche marketer Bruce Mayhew entitled Niche Marketing: Inverting the Sales Funnel, Mayhew proposed that businesses were wasting precious resources following the traditional sales funnel. In an attempt to reach the largest audience possible, marketers would usually point their efforts to as many people as ...

How To Quality Check Your Own eLearning

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Before you send your eLearning on for a quality review, how well do you test it yourself? A self-check may seem like an obvious task, but some people pass on their eLearning courses for a quality check when the work is less than stellar. Within a few minutes,
 

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